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Writing Identity Theft Letters

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That's it! On the next page you will go to the LawHelpInteractive.org page to start one of these letters. You can come back and create all three or you can select which letter you would like to write by clicking on the "Start" icon after the letter's name.

You can continue as a guest or create an account to save your information if you need to come back later.

Letter to Creditor- Identity Theft  Image:  Start

When to use this letter:

Click above to use the interactive interview for a Letter to a Creditor, directly collecting their own bill.  This might be a credit card statement you received that contains charges you didn’t make or authorize.  It can be any situation where your credit or identity was used without your permission.

What you will need:

To use the interactive interview for responding to someone collecting a bill that is in your name, but a bill you did not authorize, you will need a copy of the bill in hand when you start the interview. 

You will also need to provide a copy of your proof of your identity.

Letter to Debt Collector- Identity Theft  Image:  Start

What you will need:

To use the interactive interview for responding to a company or law firm that is a Debt Collector, or collecting a bill that is in your name but you did not authorize, you will need a copy of their letter in hand when you start the interview. 

You will also need to provide a copy of your police report and proof of your identity, by copying these and putting them in the letter.  Click "Start!" above to use the interactive interview for a Letter to Debt Collector

Letter to the Credit Bureau- Identity Theft Image:  Start

When to use this letter:

To use the interactive interview to create a letter to a Credit Bureau, seeking investigation and removal from your credit report of items that are the result of identity theft.

What you will need:

You will need a copy of your credit report in hand when you start the interview. 

You can obtain a free copy of your credit report from each credit bureau here. You do not have to pay for a copy of your credit report.  One credit report from each company is available to you free each year. 

You will mail the letter and attachment, a copy of your credit report with the incorrect items circled, a copy of the police report you made of the identity theft and proof of your identity with the letter. 

Click above to use the interactive interview for a Letter to a Credit Bureau.

 

 

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